How to Identify Eating Disorders

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If you have an eating disorder, you might not realize that it is a serious condition. Eating disorders, which are an obsession with food, weight and body image, can interfere with daily life and activities. This preoccupation can dominate your thoughts, feelings and behaviors. The risk of an eating disorder could be higher if you've experienced military-related trauma, such as deployment or an injury. If you or someone close to you has any symptoms of an eating disorder, consider learning more.

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